Category: Security


How to Maximize the Range of your FRS/GMRS Radios

How to Maximize the Range of your FRS/GMRS Radios - If you asked anyone who owns a radio what they would most like to improve on their radios, the chances are most of them would emphatically say ‘more range’. I have to agree with this too.

Some of the links below are affiliate links. This means that if you choose to make a purchase SHTFPreparedness may earn a small commission at no additional cost to you. If you asked anyone who owns a radio what they would most like to improve on their radios, the chances are most of them would emphatically …

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DIY Living Fences: How-To, Advantages and Tips

DIY Living Fences: How-To, Advantages and Tips - What a perfect addition to any sized garden. Cheap and easy to do, you would be mad not to have this type of fence in your garden.

I think I will be doing this very soon. What a perfect addition to any sized garden. Cheap and easy to do, you would be mad not to have this type of fence in your garden. Having the fence around your property or bug out location is always a good idea. It not only keeps …

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Outdoor Home Security without Advertising that You are a Prepper

Outdoor Home Security without Advertising that You are a Prepper - The great thing about home security is that it is not that hard. You just need to look at your home as if you were a potential intruder, scavenger, or thief.

You could set up your home to look like a Fort Knox- but that might not fly with the neighbors and could raise a few red flags for would-be-intruders. “What’s so valuable that they could be protecting in there?” is definitely a question that would run through my head if I was scavenging for supplies …

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Prepping Step By Step: Survival Caching

Prepping Step By Step: Survival Caching - These caches can be great moral boosters. They an also allow you to travel faster early on with a lighter pack. The management of survival caches can change everything if you are smart about them.

There are many parts to the bugout. I don’t know that there is a piece of the prepper world that is more tied to the movement like the bugout. Still, I continuously see the bugout underestimated by many of the people who are thinking this is the best move for them. One of the biggest …

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The 7 Best Home Security Systems and Why You Need Them

The 7 Best Home Security Systems and Why You Need Them - Did you know that homes without security systems in place are more than 300% more likely to be broken into? And did you know that the most frequently burglarized homes in the U.S. had an annual income less than $35K? That covers the majority of preppers, given our modest lifestyle.

Did you know that homes without security systems in place are more than 300% more likely to be broken into? And did you know that the most frequently burglarized homes in the U.S. had an annual income less than $35K? That covers the majority of preppers, given our modest lifestyle. If you’re looking for a little …

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Security, Hiding Your Preps In Plain Sight

Security, Hiding Your Preps It In Plain Sight - Home security is a critical aspect of preparedness. Your preps will be all for naught if someone steals them. If a thief were to break into your house, how easy would it be for them to find your valuables?

Home security is a critical aspect of preparedness. Your preps will be all for naught if someone steals them. If a thief were to break into your house, how easy would it be for them to find your valuables? This is just one of many crucial mistakes people make when it comes to home security. Most home …

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12 Life Saving Security Insights For Preppers

12 Life Saving Security Insights For Preppers - Keeping an open mind will be the only thing that gives you the adaptability that survival demands. You will need skill and luck to deal with the unforeseen. Skill you can get. Luck is a different animal altogether, but luck favors the prepared.

In order to survive the end of the world preppers will need the skills to rebuild and maintain. These skills encompass everything from hunting skills to being able to fabricate all your necessary items. This can be quite overwhelming, and in some cases, the looming threat of doomsday can narrow our focus. The things we …

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Cyber Security for Preppers

Cyber Security for Preppers -- While the hard skills and hardback books should be a huge part of your preparedness plans, you'd be a fool not to take advantage of the technology. No matter how tight you are on operational security, someone knows that you are prepping and it is most likely because of things like what you read and search on the internet.

While the hard skills and hardback books should be a huge part of your preparedness plans, you’d be a fool not to take advantage of the technology. No matter how tight you are on operational security, someone knows that you are prepping and it is most likely because of things like what you read and …

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10 Multipurpose Landscaping Elements That Boost Security

10 Multipurpose Landscaping Elements That Boost Security - you’re going to plant edibles and homeopathic remedies rather than just fostering a pretty lawn for football.

Use your landscaping elements to boost security. I never really thought about this side of prepping before. I am so glad I stumbled upon this article because I will be implementing some of these this year. Spring’s is here! While you prepare for another round of gardening and landscaping to feed your family and be …

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Apartment Prepping 101 – How to Prep in a Small Apartment

Apartment Prepping 101: How to Prep in a Small Apartment - People who live in small apartments can prep, all it takes is some creativity and effort. Apartment preppers have two main things to worry about: A) Making space for all their supplies, and B) Protecting those supplies.

The average apartment in the United States is approximately 1,000-square-feet in size. If you think about it, that’s not very much (some people’s apartments are actually way smaller). This could cause someone to think, “Well I certainly don’t have enough space to become a prepper“, but this would be a lie. The truth is, people …

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